The Door in the Floor

The Door in the Floor

111 mins | Drama | July 18, 2004

Set in the privileged beach community of East Hampton, New York and chronicles one pivotal summer in the lives of famous children's book author Ted Cole and his wife Marion. Their once-great marriage has been strained by tragedy. Her resulting despondency and his subsequent infidelities have prevented the couple from confronting a much-needed change in their relationship. Eddie O'Hare, the young man Ted hires to work as his summer assistant, is the couple's unwitting yet willing pawn - and, ultimately, the catalyst in the transformation of their lives.

The Door in the Floor

111 mins | Drama | July 18, 2004

The Door in the Floor
Set in the privileged beach community of East Hampton, New York and chronicles one pivotal summer in the lives of famous children's book author Ted Cole and his wife Marion. Their once-great marriage has been strained by tragedy. Her resulting despondency and his subsequent infidelities have prevented the couple from confronting a much-needed change in their relationship. Eddie O'Hare, the young man Ted hires to work as his summer assistant, is the couple's unwitting yet willing pawn - and, ultimately, the catalyst in the transformation of their lives.
IMDb rating 6.6
Producers Revere Pictures, Focus Features
Original title The Door in the Floor
Directors Tod Williams
Writers Tod Williams, John Irving

Cast

Elle Fanning

as Ruth Cole

Jeff Bridges

as Ted Cole

Kim Basinger

as Marion Cole

Jon Foster

as Eddie O'Hare

Larry Pine

as Intervistatore

John Rothman

as Minty O'Hare

Harvey Loomis

as Dr. Loomis

Bijou Phillips

as Alice

Mimi Rogers

as Evelyn Vaughn

Libby Langdon

as donna alla Reception

Louis Arcella

as Eduardo Gomez

Robert LuPone

as Mendelssohn

Rachel Style

as Bookstore Assistant

Donna Murphy

as Frame Shop Owner

Claire Beckman

as Mrs. Mountsier

Charlie Rose

as Himself (uncredited)

Marion McCorry

as Bookstore Customer